production manager in smethwick

03 December 2018
hannah elson, randstad business support
job type
£ 27,000 - £ 30,000 per year
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smethwick, west midlands
job type
working hours
£ 27,000 - £ 30,000 per year
reference number
hannah elson, randstad business support
0121 212 0142
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job description

Are you an experienced Manufacturing/Production Supervisor/Team Leader/Manager within the automotive/manufacturing industry looking for your next opportunity? Do you want to work for a UK market leader?

If so this could be the perfect role for you!

We are currently recruiting a production manager to join our existing client in Smethwick. You will be working in a medium sized company, in a clean and friendly work environment. This is a lovely company and a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business.

Your responsibilities as a production manager

* Produce Monthly/Weekly/Daily Production plans and schedules in spreadsheet form
* Oversee a team of 10-12 production operatives.
* Formulating and implementing processes based on LEAN thinking
* Overseeing staff milling, drilling, turning and welding.
* Attending daily production meetings.
* Writing and implementing processes.
* Monitoring timings, job cards etc.
* Liaising with managers of other depts. i.e. Stores, R&D etc.
* Looking at quality of work produced.
* Maximising productivity.
* Keeping all relevant parties and department informed.
* Monitoring the quality of work produced, implementing corrective actions
* Implementation and evolution of Kanban system
* Prepare weekly analysis of Schedule Adherence
* Staff assessments - Appraisals / disciplinary

Your skills/ experience

* Experience as a Production Team Leader/Supervisor/ Manager within the Automotive/ Engineering or Manufacturing industry
* Experience managing a team of at least 10 people
* A proven track record of managing a team
* Familiar with LEAN methodology and experience implementing
* Experience in writing and implementing processes
* A solid understanding of the manufacturing process
* Strong technical engineering experience
* Understanding CAD drawings and Engineering Drawings
* KanBan System experience
* Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft applications
* Excellent problem-solving skills and a logical way of thinking are essential.
* Exceptional written and verbal skills


Permanent position

* Full-time Mon - Thurs 06:45am - 16:50pm
* £27,000 - £30,000 depending upon experience
* Parking on-site

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, apply today!

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.